Velux 5 Oceans
The VELUX 5 OCEANS is the original single-handed round the world yacht race. Contested every four years since 1982, previously under the titles of ‘BOC Challenge’ and ‘Around Alone’, the race is the longest and toughest event for any individual in any sport.
The Velux 5 Oceans Race represents the ultimate solo challenge - racing around the world's oceans single-handed. Frequently described as the maritime equivalent of scaling Everest, while over 15,000 people are estimated to have climbed Everest, only 163 have sailed around the world single-handed. The ultimate in human endeavour, only 90 people have so far completed this race.
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Rolex Fastnet Race
5-12 August 2017
The biennial Rolex Fastnet Race is the highlight of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) race calendar. As notorious for the unpredictable tidal and weather…
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland 2018
12 August 2018
The Clipper Race yachts are identically matched making for close and competitive racing, which will make this 1,800-mile race all the more interesting. The first…